Hazelnut oil skin care extends its phenomenal properties towards even massages and cleansing. It works as an effective absorbent of essence and ingredients of essential oils. The Hazelnut Oil has a dry texture property which eliminates the greasy feel after application. It penetrates the skin and softens the skin tissues. This oil is widely used to relieve physiological pains.
Oily Skin Treatment
Hazelnut oil properties also includes correction of oily skin. It tightens the skin pores and regulates the oil secretion on the skin keeping it clean and oil free. It is mostly included as key ingredient in soaps, lotions and also bath oils.
Here Are Few Techniques On How To Use Hazelnut Oil
1. Facial Mask
If you are a victim of oily skin and acne, make a fine facial mask using the hazelnut oil. To a tablespoon of green clay, add half teaspoon each of hazelnut oil, jojoba oil and two drops of lemon essential oil. Make a fine paste of these ingredients and apply the mask for about 10 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water.
2. Sunburn Treatment
If you are suffering with sun burns, this technique will help relieve the pain and provides a soothing feel to the skin. Take 4 tablespoons of finely ground oats. To this, add 1 tablespoon of yogurt, 2 tablespoons of cocoa butter, 1 tablespoon of hazelnut oil and 2 tablespoons of pineapple lemon. Apply this paste on the affected areas and leave it to rest for 30 minutes. Wash it off with cold water.
3. Tanning oil
To prevent the skin from tanning, make use of this hazelnut based tanning oil. To 2 spoons of sesame oil, add 2 tablespoons of wheatgerm oil, 2 tablespoons of hazelnut oil, 4 tablespoons of walnut oil, 5 drops of lavender oil and 5 drops of ylang-ylang essential oil. Keep this oil mixture in the refrigerator for about 2-3 months. Use it later as a sunscreen oil.
4. Sunscreen oil
Mix few drops of hazelnut oil with sesame, walnut and avocado and apply it regularly to protect skin from harmful UV rays.
5. Acne Treatment Recipe
Grind a teaspoon of dry hazelnuts coarsely and mix it with ½ teaspoon of coffee powder and sugar. Lastly add olive oil or coconut oil to the mixture and use this scrub to treat acne.
You can capitalize on the benefits of hazelnuts by savoring chocolates and bread-spreads containing hazelnuts or apply the oily extract of the nut on your skin.